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City of Katy Remains under Boil Water Advisory, Will Resume Garbage Pickup Monday

By George Slaughter A boil water advisory remains in effect for the City of Katy as the weather improves from the frigid temperatures of earlier this week and power is restored around the city. In a statement released Friday, the city said it has achieved operable water system pressure. Now, it said it must disinfect the water and test its quality, in part through flushing the fire hydrants around the city. The city said it […]

City Council Considering Garbage Collection Issues

By George Slaughter For the past several years, Republic Services, the City of Katy’s garbage removal contractor, has picked up bags and trash in addition to what would be put in its blue carts. Such bags or personal trash cans might be filled with grass clippings, leaves, or other trash. Ward B Council Member Jimmy Mendez said Republic Services had been doing more than its contract specified in performing this additional work. But with costs […]